put aside (one's) differences

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put aside (one's) differences

Of multiple people or groups of people, to forget about or put aside the things that one argues about, disagrees with, or dislikes about the other side, usually in order to achieve a common goal. It's really remarkable to see the two factions put aside their differences in the name of reclaiming their country as a sovereign state. We'll need to put aside our differences if we hope to establish peace in the region.
See also: aside, difference, put
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Joseph John shared that we may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race, so we should put aside our differences and work together for the prosperity and harmonious society for our coming generations.
Scotland expects us to put aside our differences and pull together for the common cause - to give a voice to the silent majority, to build a chorus across our nation.
We need to put aside our differences, and think not only at our national interests.
We must put aside our differences and work together to meet the test that history has given us.
So we must put aside our differences, and work together to meet the test that history has given us.
Last week I and my Tory and Plaid Cymru colleagues put aside our differences in the interest of doing what is best for the future of the Welsh language.
I have reached out to board members and asked them to put aside our differences for the betterment of all concerns,'' Brown said.
It is gratifying to put aside our differences and come together with industry on this issue to promote our common interest in preventing harm to both children and animals," noted Sara Amundson, DDAL's Legislative Director.
Christmas is a time to put aside our differences and work for peace and harmony.
This proposal shows what happens when we put aside our differences and work together toward a common goal,'' said Carl Meseck, president of the Airport Authority.
But in Oregon, we put aside our differences, worked together to develop a plan, raised money to fund it, and just did it.